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Around 30 nurses from Kerala have been isolated in Saudi Arabia as one among them was tested positive for the coronavirus, which is a deadly virus that has claimed many lives in China.
The incident has com in to light when the nurses have complained about their situation to their friends and relatives saying that they havce been isolated in two rooms in the hospital for more than day with no proper tests being done and no proper care is being taken by the officials.
It has been said that the nurse identified 38 years of age has contracted virus while she has been treating a Filipino patient who was suffering with the virus. The 38 year old nurse who is said to be hailing from Ettumanoor in Kottayam has been affected with the virus and all the nurses who came in contact with the affected nurse were kept isolated and were under observation by the hospital officials.
The Indian embassy officials in Riyadh has also been reached says a senior official of the Non-Residents Keralites Association.
The virus has been first reported in Wuhan, which is a capital city of central China’s Hubei province. The virus has said to be taking lives of 17 people so far and nearly 700 people have been affected with the deadly virus. The city Wuhan is tensed and the transport networks being shut and the suspension of outgoing flights has been declared.
Researches are being conducted for knowing the root cause for the virus which suggests that the virus has been passed to the human beings from snakes but it has also been identified as badgers and rats as being the possible sources of the virus, by the Chinese government medical adviser Zhong Nanshan.
The system are said to include fever, cough and difficulty in breathing.
However, there seems to be no vaccine for the treatment of the patients who are affected by the deadly virus known as the coronavirus.
Its is said that majority of the students among over 600 Indian students studying in Wuhan have left the city in the past two weeks during the time when the deadly coronavirus has been silently spreading across the city and affecting people in the city.
By Shrithika Kushangi